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"Ideology has very little to do with 'consciousness' - it is profoundly unconscious." -- Louis Althusser
Louis Pierre Althusser (; 16 October 1918 — 22 October 1990) was a French Marxist philosopher. He was born in Algeria and studied at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, where he eventually became Professor of Philosophy.

Althusser was a longtime member - although sometimes a strong critic - of the French Communist Party. His arguments and theses were set against the threats that he saw attacking the theoretical foundations of Marxism. These included both the influence of empiricism on Marxist theory, and humanist and reformist socialist orientations which manifested as divisions in the European communist parties, as well as the problem of the "cult of personality" and of ideology itself.

Althusser is commonly referred to as a Structural Marxist, although his relationship to other schools of French structuralism is not a simple affiliation and he was critical of many aspects of structuralism.

Althusser's life was marked by periods of intense mental illness. During one of his bouts, he killed his wife by strangling her.

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Total Books: 83
Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences
2016 - Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences [European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780231177658
ISBN-10: 0231177658
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Medical Books, Politics & Social Sciences

Philosophy for Non-philosophers
2016 - Philosophy for Non-philosophers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781472592019
ISBN-10: 1472592018
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

Reading Capital The Complete Edition
2015 - Reading Capital the Complete Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781784781415
ISBN-10: 178478141X
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

On The Reproduction Of Capitalism Ideology And Ideological State Apparatuses
The Spectre Of Hegel Early Writings
2014 - The Spectre of Hegel Early Writings [Radical Thinkers] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781781681510
ISBN-10: 1781681511
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

Radical Thinkers Set 6
2012 - Radical Thinkers Set 6 [12-book shrinkwrapped set - Radical Thinkers] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781844677801
ISBN-10: 184467780X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Philosophy and the Spontaneous Philosophy of the Scientists
2012 - Philosophy and the Spontaneous Philosophy of the Scientists [Radical Thinkers] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781844677894
ISBN-10: 1844677893
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Science & Math

Radical Thinkers Set 5
2011 - Radical Thinkers Set 5 [Shrinkwrapped Set - Radical Thinkers] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781844676781
ISBN-10: 1844676781
Genre: Nonfiction

Radical Thinkers Classics Minima Moralia Culture and Materialism For Marx Aesthetics and Politics
2010 - Radical Thinkers Classics Minima Moralia Culture and Materialism for Marx Aesthetics and Politics [Shrinkwrapped Set - Vol. 1-4 - Radical Thinkers Classics] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781844676651
ISBN-10: 184467665X
Genre: Nonfiction

For Marx
2010 - For Marx [Radical Thinkers Classics] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781844676620
ISBN-10: 1844676625
Genre: Nonfiction

Reading Capital
2009 - Reading Capital [Radical Thinkers] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781844673476
ISBN-10: 1844673472
Genre: Nonfiction

Radical Thinkers Set 4
2009 - Radical Thinkers Set 4 [Vol. 12 Volume Set - Radical Thinkers] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781844673926
ISBN-10: 1844673928

Lire Le Capital
2008 - Lire Le Capital [French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9782130568537
ISBN-10: 213056853X

La soledad de maquiavelo/ The Solitude Of Maquiavelo
2008 - La Soledad De Maquiavelo/ the Solitude of Maquiavelo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788446024910
ISBN-10: 8446024918
Genre: Nonfiction

On Ideology
2008 - On Ideology [Radical Thinkers] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781844672028
ISBN-10: 1844672026
Genre: Nonfiction

Politics and History Montesquieu Rousseau Marx
2007 - Politics and History Montesquieu Rousseau Marx [Radical Thinkers] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781844675722
ISBN-10: 1844675726
Genre: Nonfiction

Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays
2006 - Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788187879855
ISBN-10: 8187879858
Genre: Nonfiction

Philosophy of the Encounter Later Writings 1978-1987
2006 - Philosophy of the Encounter Later Writings 1978-1987 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781844675531
ISBN-10: 184467553X
Genre: Nonfiction

Maquiavelo Y Nosotros
2004 - Maquiavelo Y Nosotros [Cuestiones De Antagonismo] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788446019930
ISBN-10: 8446019930
Genre: Nonfiction

The Humanist Controversy and Other Texts
2003 - The Humanist Controversy and Other Texts (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781859844083
ISBN-10: 1859844081
Genre: Nonfiction

Marx Dentro De Sus Limites
2003 - Marx Dentro De Sus Limites [Cuestiones De Antagonismo - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788446019923
ISBN-10: 8446019922
Genre: Nonfiction

1998 - L' Avenir Dure Longtemps [French Edition] (Paperback)
Sur La Philosophie [Infini - French Edition] (Paperback)
Sur La Reproduction [Actuel Marx confrontation - French Edition] (Paperback)
Positions 1964-1975 [French Edition] (Paperback)
Lettres a Franca 1961-1973 [Edition posthume d'euvres de Louis Althusser - French Edition] (Paperback)
Lettres Hlne [French Edition] (Paperback)
22e Congres [Theorie - French Edition] (Paperback)
Para Una Critica Del Fetichismo Literario [Coleccion Manifiesto ; 13 - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)